Feto-maternal repercussions of iodine deficiency during pregnancy. An update.

Abstract

The main changes in thyroid function associated with the pregnant state are increased thyroid hormone requirements. These increased requirements can only be met by a proportional increase in hormone production, that directly depends upon the availability of dietary iodine. When the iodine intake is adequate, normal "physiological" adaptation takes place… (More)

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@article{Glinoer2003FetomaternalRO, title={Feto-maternal repercussions of iodine deficiency during pregnancy. An update.}, author={Daniel Glinoer}, journal={Annales d'endocrinologie}, year={2003}, volume={64 1}, pages={37-44} }